The first table below looks at the demand for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 845 793 806
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 57 70 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.066% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 65 79
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30945 29335 32637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 27.67% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24956 23943 27872
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -66 20 £57,500 +57.53% 2
South East +5 19 £45,000 +28.57% 2
North West -5 5 £35,000 +2.94%
South West - 5 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands -28 3 £45,000 +20.00%
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 135 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 110 (81.48%) .NET
4 105 (77.78%) C#
5 87 (64.44%) MCTS
6 86 (63.70%) SQL Server
7 78 (57.78%) .NET Framework
8 71 (52.59%) SQL
9 68 (50.37%) MCP
10 66 (48.89%) Software Engineering
11 59 (43.70%) OO
12 55 (40.74%) Degree
13 47 (34.81%) SharePoint
13 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET
14 46 (34.07%) MCSD
15 45 (33.33%) MVC
16 43 (31.85%) WCF
17 42 (31.11%) WPF
18 35 (25.93%) MS Excel
18 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
19 32 (23.70%) OOD
19 32 (23.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
21 29 (21.48%) SOA
22 28 (20.74%) SharePoint 2013
23 27 (20.00%) WinForms
23 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
24 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
25 25 (18.52%) N-Tier

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (34.81%) SharePoint
2 30 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 28 (20.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (5.93%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.96%) MS Project Server
6 4 (2.96%) Lync
6 4 (2.96%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.22%) IIS
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Project
3 7 (5.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.04%) Office 365
2 7 (5.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) Extranet
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (63.70%) SQL Server
2 32 (23.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 32 (23.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (9.63%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.22%) JIRA
3 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 18 (13.33%) Games
2 8 (5.93%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.74%) French Language
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (51.11%) Developer
2 28 (20.74%) C# Developer
3 25 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 24 (17.78%) Software Engineer
5 20 (14.81%) Consultant
6 19 (14.07%) SharePoint Consultant
7 13 (9.63%) Architect
7 13 (9.63%) .NET Developer
8 12 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) Team Leader
9 10 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Software Team Leader
9 10 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.19%) SharePoint Architect
10 7 (5.19%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (2.96%) .NET Software Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) C# Software Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (81.48%) .NET
2 78 (57.78%) .NET Framework
3 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET
4 43 (31.85%) WCF
5 42 (31.11%) WPF
6 27 (20.00%) WinForms
7 22 (16.30%) XML
8 20 (14.81%) SOAP
8 20 (14.81%) REST
9 19 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (12.59%) HTML
11 16 (11.85%) CSS
12 13 (9.63%) Web Services
12 13 (9.63%) COM
12 13 (9.63%) XSLT
13 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 11 (8.15%) jQuery
15 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (6.67%) NHibernate
16 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 21 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 20 (14.81%) SystemC
4 16 (11.85%) Client/Server
4 16 (11.85%) NHS
5 10 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.96%) Taxonomies
9 3 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.89%) Software Engineering
2 59 (43.70%) OO
3 45 (33.33%) MVC
4 32 (23.70%) OOD
5 29 (21.48%) SOA
6 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.78%) OOP
8 21 (15.56%) Unit Testing
9 20 (14.81%) MVVM
10 17 (12.59%) TDD
11 11 (8.15%) UML
12 10 (7.41%) Product Management
12 10 (7.41%) Matrix Management
13 9 (6.67%) Content Management
14 8 (5.93%) DNA
14 8 (5.93%) Workflow
15 6 (4.44%) ITIL
15 6 (4.44%) iOS Development
16 4 (2.96%) Business Analysis
17 3 (2.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 105 (77.78%) C#
2 71 (52.59%) SQL
3 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 21 (15.56%) C
5 15 (11.11%) C++
6 13 (9.63%) VB
6 13 (9.63%) VC++
6 13 (9.63%) VB6
7 12 (8.89%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.19%) XPath
10 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.22%) Lua
11 3 (2.22%) Python
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
12 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (64.44%) MCTS
3 68 (50.37%) MCP
4 55 (40.74%) Degree
5 46 (34.07%) MCSD
6 7 (5.19%) MCAD
6 7 (5.19%) PhD
7 5 (3.70%) MCSE
8 4 (2.96%) MCDBA
8 4 (2.96%) MCITP
9 2 (1.48%) ISEB
10 1 (0.74%) MCT
10 1 (0.74%) OCP
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 126 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.85%) McKesson
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle
4 7 (5.19%) SAP
5 4 (2.96%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.22%) Epicor
7 1 (0.74%) Kaseya
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
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